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2018 – 2019 Diversity Events Calendar

December 2018 and January 2019 Events

Commission for LGBT People Monthly Meeting

Monday, December 3rd, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hodges Library Room 605

Paint the Rock!

Hosted by Diversity Council and Commissions

Wednesday, December 5th, 9:00 a.m.

The Rock

Finals Prep

Sponsored by MSL

Wednesday, December 5th, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Brittany Packnett Ware Lecture Screening

Wednesday, December 5th, 6:30 p.m.

Facilitated by Mark Mohundro

Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church

Late Night Breakfast

Sponsored by MMP

Wednesday, December 5th, 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Finals Prep

Sponsored by MSL

Thursday, December 6th, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Commission for Women Monthly Meeting

Thursday, December 6th, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hodges Library Room 605

Gallery of Arts

Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Commemorative Commission

Friday, January 4th, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

The Emporium Main Gallery

Interfaith Prayer Service

Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Commemorative Commission

Wednesday, January 16th, 12:00 p.m.

Church Street United Methodist Church

Council for Diversity and Interculturalism Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, January 16th, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Ayres Hall Room 308H

Leadership Symposium and Awards Luncheon

Guest Speaker: Minnijean Brown Trickey, one of the Little Rock nine

Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Commemorative Commission

Thursday, January 17th

Symposium: 9:00 – 11:30 a.m., No charge.

Luncheon: 12:00 p.m., $40 per person

Rothchild’s, 8807 Kingston Pike

Community Round-table Discussion

Sponsored by Oak Ridge Peace Alliance and the Martin Luther King Commemorative Commission

Friday, January 18th, 6:30 p.m.

Beck Center, 1927 Dandridge Avenue

Night with the Arts at the Tennessee Theatre

Featuring Carpetbag Theatre, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, and MLK Celebration Choir

Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Commemorative Commission

Sunday, January 20th

Tennessee Theatre

MLK Parade

Monday, January 21st, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Midway Chilhowee Park

MLK Memorial Service

Monday, January 21st, 11:45 a.m.

Overcoming Believers Church

Commission for Blacks Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, January 23rd, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center, Rooms 102-104

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Wednesday, January 30th, 6:30 p.m.

One-night Discussion Group Facilitated by Aisha Brown

Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church

 

November 2018 Events

Commission for Women Monthly Meeting

Thursday, November 1st, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hodges Library Room 605

Frieson’s Friday

Sponsored by MSL

Friday, November 2nd, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

19thAnnual Southeastern Stomp Fest

Sponsored by BCPC

Friday, November 2nd, 7:00 p.m.

Alumni Memorial Building, Cox Auditorium

Homecoming Tailgate

Sponsored by BCPC and MSL

Saturday, November 3rd, 12:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center 

Commission for LGBT People Monthly Meeting

Monday, November 5th, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hodges Library Room 605 

China Cooking Demo

Tuesday, November 6th, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

International House

China Culture Night

Wednesday, November 7th, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

International House

Free for opted-in students, $5 for opted-out students and general public

Equity, Sexual Harassment Prevention, and Bully-Free Workplace

Organized by Commission for Women and Office of the Provost

Wednesday, November 7th, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Strong Hall Room 101

Planning for Summer Workshop

Sponsored by MMP

Wednesday, November 7th, 6:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Culturally Responsive Learning & Teaching

Thursday, November 8th, 2:10 – 4:10 p.m.

Stokely Hall, MPR 119C

Ijams Nature Center

Sunday, November 11th, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

International House

Diversity Dialogue

The Tipping Point: The Importance of Self Care in Multicultural Leadership

Sponsored by MSL and DE

Wednesday, November 14th, 12:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center 

Council for Diversity and Interculturalism Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, November 14th, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Ayres Hall Room 308H

Pride Center Friendsgiving Dinner

Thursday, November 15th, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

International House Great Room

I-House Thanksgiving Dinner

Monday, November 19th, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

International House

Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration

Sponsored by BCPC

Monday, November 26th, 7:00 p.m.

Pan-Hellenic Building Room 106

Mahogany Soul Café

Sponsored by MSL

Tuesday, November 27th, 6:30 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Commission for Blacks Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, November 28th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center, Rooms 102 – 104

 

October 2018 Events

Commission for LGBT People Monthly Meeting

Monday, October 1st, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hodges Library Room 605

Washington, D.C. Cultural Excursion

Sponsored by MSL

Thursday, October 4th– Sunday, October 7th

Lunch & Learn Event: Coming Out

Co-hosted by the University Libraries’ Diversity Committee and

UT Pride Center

Thursday, October 11th, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
International House Great Room

Commission for Women Monthly Meeting

Thursday, October 11th, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hodges Library Room 605

Pride Center Ice Cream Social

Thursday, October 11th, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Melrose Courtyard

Frieson’s Friday

Sponsored by MSL

Friday, October 12th, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

I-House Community Service

Saturday, October 13th, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sign up with I-House front desk

OUTstanding LGBTQ+ Conference

Saturday, October 13th, 8:30 am – 5:00 p.m.

Strong Hall

Register online at http://www.tinyurl.com/outstandingregistration

Notetaker Appreciation Day

Hosted by Student Disability Services

Tuesday, October 16th, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

100 Dunford Hall

RVSP online at sds.utk.edu

I-House Egypt Cooking Demo

Tuesday, October 16th, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

I-House

Council for Diversity and Interculturalism Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, October 17th, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Ayres Hall Room 308H

I-House Egypt Culture Night

Wednesday, October 17th, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Free for opted-in students, $5 for opted-out students and general public

I-House

Diversity Dialogue Symposium

Strengthening the Stars and Stripes:

Reweaving the Social Fabrics of America

Sponsored by MSL & DE

Friday October 19th, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

I-House Corn Maze

Friday, October 19th, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $10

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Commission for Blacks Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, October 24th, 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center Rooms 102-104

Diversi-Tea: Managing Incivility & Difficult Dialogus in Online & Traditional Classrooms

Hosted by Teaching & Learning Innovation

Wednesday, October 24th, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Hodges Library 6th Floor Conference Room

Vol to Vol Feud

Sponsored by MMP

Wednesday, October 24th, 5:30 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

I-House Halloween Party

Friday, October 26th, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

TBD

Pride Center Halloween Party

Friday, October 26th, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Pride Center

Homecoming Comedy Show

Sponsored by BCPC

Monday, October 29th, 7:00 p.m.

Alumni Memorial Building, Room 210

Mahogany Soul Café

Sponsored by MSL

 Tuesday, October 30th, 6:30 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Mr. and Miss Freshman Pageant

Sponsored by MMP

Wednesday, October 31st, 7:00 p.m.

Alumni Memorial Building

 

September 2018 Events

I-House Tanger Outlets Trip

Saturday, September 1, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $5

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Kick Off Meeting

Tuesday, September 4, 6:00 p.m.

Haslam Business Building 202

Commission for Women Meeting

Thursday, September 6, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hodges Library Room 605

Rites of Passage Ceremony

Sponsored by MMP

Thursday, September 6, 7:00 p.m.

St. John XXIII Catholic Center

Frieson’s Friday

Sponsored by MSL

Friday, September 7, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

I-House UT Football Tailgate

Saturday, September 8, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

International House

Commission for LGBT People Meeting

Monday, September 10, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hodges Library Room 605

Diverse Organization of Business Students (DOBS) Kick Off Meeting

Monday, September 10, 5:00 p.m.

Haslam Business Building 327

I-House Mexico Cooking Demo

Tuesday, September 11, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

International House

I-House Mexico Culture Night

Wednesday, September 12, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Free for opted-in students, $5 for opted-out students and public

International House

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I-House Smoky Mountain Hike

Sunday, September 16, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $5

Sign up with I-House front desk

Legend’s Lecture

Sponsored by BCPC

Monday, September 17, 7:00 p.m.

Alumni Memorial Building Room 210

Diversity Dialogue

MSL TRL: The Politicization of Pop Culture

Sponsored by MSL and DE

Tuesday, September 18, 7:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Council for Diversity and Interculturalism Meeting

Wednesday, September 19, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Ayres Hall Room 308H

Game Night

Sponsored by MMP

Wednesday, September 19, 7:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Vol Walk of Life

Sponsored by MMP

Thursday, September 20, 6:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Atlanta Professional Development Trip

September 20 – 22

*For Selected Business Students*

Contact the Office of Diversity & Community Relations for Details

I-House International Festival

Friday, September 21, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Pedestrian Walkway

Mahogany Soul Café

Sponsored by MSL and NAACP

 Tuesday, September 25, 6:30 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center

Commission for Blacks Meeting

Wednesday, September 26, 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Frieson Black Cultural Center Rooms 102-104

I-House Chattanooga Day Trip

Saturday, September 29, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $25

Sign up with I-House front desk

 

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